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Dipartimento di Fisica - Politecnico di Milano

Alessandro Torricelli

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Full Professor
Campus Milano Leonardo

• Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum:
o He was born in Modena (Italy) in 1968.
o In 1994 he graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi).
o In 1999 he obtained the PhD title in Physics at Politecnico di Torino.
o November 1999- February 2005, Researcher in Experimental Physics at PoliMi.
o March 2005 - January 2017, Associate Professor in Experimental Physics at PoliMi.
o Since February 2017 he has been Full Professor in Experimental Physics at PoliMi.

• Research Activity:
o Published more than 250 papers (more than 100 on international peer-reviewed journals).
o Presented more than 200 contributions to international congresses (more than 20 invited talks).
o Bibliometric indices: h-index 33, 3292 total citations by 1896 documents since 1996 (from Scopus).
o Referee of international journals (e.g. Optics Letters, Optics Express, NeuroImage).
o Evaluator of international research proposals (e.g. Wellcome Trust, UK; Technology Foundation STW, The Netherlands; Harward Medical School, Massachusetts, USA).
o Member of Committee SC 62D “Medical devices” at Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano, as national expert on tissue oximeter standardisation (since April 2012).

• Participation to Research Projects:
o DIFFRUIT - Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy for the Evaluation of Fruit Internal Quality EU_FAIR project CT96-1060 - EU FP4 RTD 4 European partners, 1996/1998.
o MEDPHOT - Optical Methods for Medical Diagnosis and Monitoring of Diseases, EU FP5 - Thematic Network, QLG1-CT-2000-01464, 23 European partners, 2001/2004.
o OPTIMAMM - Optical Mammography: Imaging and characterisation of breast lesions by pulsed near-infrared laser light" EU FP5 RTD, QLG1-CT-2000-00690, 9 European partners, 2001/2004.
o LaserLab-Europe, RII3-CT-2003-506350, Integrated Infrastructure Initiatives, EU FP6;LaserLab Europe II EU FP7 n° 228334, LaserLab Europe III EU FP7, n° 284464, 2004/2015.

• Management and Coordination of Research Projects:
o Associate Coordinator, nEUROPt, Noninvasive imaging of brain function and disease by pulsed near infrared light, EU FP7 Cooperation STREP - HEALTH-2008-201076, 17 partners - 2008/2012.
o Project Manager and WP leader, InsideFood, Integrated sensing and imaging devices for designing, monitoring and controlling microstructure of foods - EU FP7 - Cooperation - STREP - FP7-KBBE-2008-2B - 226783, 12 partners - 2009/2013.
o Coordinator, TROPICO, Bilateral international project, Regione Lombardia, Italy, 4 partners, 2010/2012.
o Project Manager and WP leader, 3D Mosaic- Advanced Monitoring of Tree Crops for Optimized Management - ERANET ICT-AGRI - 95, 11 partners - 2011/2013.
o Project Manager, USER-PA- Usability of Environmentally Sound and Reliable Techniques in Precision Agriculture - ERANET - ICT-AGRI, 11 European partners - 2013/2015.
o Coordinator, BabyLux, An optical neuro-monitor of cerebral oxygen metabolism and blood flow for neonatology, EU ICT CIP project n. 620996, 9 partners – 2014/2016.